Offbeat Video

By Daniel Bird 


Pasty chain Greggs is offering shoppers free gift wrapping in paper festooned with festive STEAK BAKES – and you can even buy sausage roll socks.

 The bakery’s Christmas gift service launched in their Birmingham store yesterday [TUES].

 Shoppers were even served complimentary mulled wine while their special gifts were wrapped in festive Greggs-themed paper.

Pic by Michael Scott/Caters News

 And Greggs addicts were even able to buy a pasty-themed Christmas jumper for £18, £4 doughnut socks and £10 sausage roll umbrellas for the lucky – or not so lucky – people in their lives.

 Hannah Squirrel, customer director, said: “Fitting everything in at Christmas can be a struggle, so we wanted to help our customers lighten the load.

 “Our free gift-wrapping service means weary shoppers can take a break while our elves wrap their presents.

Pic by Michael Scott/Caters News

 “Shoppers could even pick up some gifts for the Greggs fan in their life with our limited-edition range.”

 The festive service was launched in light of new research revealing 69 per cent of the nation admit they find the build-up to Christmas stressful.